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Andrew Brunson Talks Turkey About Fear

NASHVILLE, TN – Pastor Andrew Brunson and his wife, Norine, spent 23 years serving the Lord in Turkey, hosting a house of prayer. He and Norine were taken into custody, falsely accused of terrorism, in October 2016. Norine was released and returned to North Carolina. Andrew spent the next two years in a Turkish prison.… Continue reading Andrew Brunson Talks Turkey About Fear

Andrew Brunson Freed after Telling Court, ‘I Love Jesus, I Love Turkey’

Pastor Andrew Brunson, front left, arrives at home after his release following his trial in Izmir, Turkey, on Oct. 12, 2018. A Turkish court on Friday convicted the American pastor of terror charges but released him from house arrest and allowed him to leave Turkey, in a move that is likely to ease tensions between Turkey and the United States. (AP Photo/Emre Tazegul)

IZMIR, Turkey (RNS)  — A Turkish court has freed the Rev. Andrew Brunson, an American missionary who had been the subject of a diplomatic standoff between the United States and Turkey. Brunson had been under house arrest after being accused of terrorism and conspiring against the Turkish government. The Pastor, who denies all charges against… Continue reading Andrew Brunson Freed after Telling Court, ‘I Love Jesus, I Love Turkey’

Imprisoned Christians Share God’s Purpose for their Persecution

VIRGINIA BEACH — The Voice of the Martyrs is broadcasting a special program to highlight Christians who suffer for their faith and to encourage their brothers and sisters around the world to come to their aid in prayer. “Imprisoned for Christ” shares the persecution stories of three Christian workers who were put in prison for… Continue reading Imprisoned Christians Share God’s Purpose for their Persecution

No Protests, No Speeches … Just Prayer for America | One News Now

WASHINGTON, DC — Evangelist Franklin Graham says for believers, the most important weapon is prayer – and that’s what he and thousands of his brother and sisters in Christ were doing in America’s capital today: praying … for America. The focus of Prayer March 2020 from the Lincoln Memorial to the U.S. Capitol – a… Continue reading No Protests, No Speeches … Just Prayer for America | One News Now

USCIRF Report: China, Two Dozen Other Countries Top Religious Freedom Offenders List

WASHINGTON — With its particular focus on China’s oppression of religious and human rights, an independent watchdog group has decried in its annual report the state of religious freedom across the globe. The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, a bipartisan organization created 20 years ago, concludes in its Monday (April 29) report that “innumerable… Continue reading USCIRF Report: China, Two Dozen Other Countries Top Religious Freedom Offenders List

National Day of Prayer and Holocaust Remembrance Share Same Day

WASHINGTON, DC – May 1st and 2nd are inextricably conjoined in 2019 as the former is Holocaust Remembrance Day (Yom HaShoah) and the latter is the National Day of Prayer. The two days do not often adjoin or overlap. Holocaust Remembrance Day is scheduled according to the Hebrew calendar on the 27th day of the… Continue reading National Day of Prayer and Holocaust Remembrance Share Same Day

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American Pastor Imprisoned in Turkey Is Set Free

Andrew and Norine Brunson

IZMIR – Pastor Andrew Brunson is on his way home to North Carolina after more than two years either in prison or, more recently, under house arrest in Turkey. The Trump administration has been tightening the screws on the Turkish economy for its part in getting Pastor Brunson released. While the diplomatic efforts of the United… Continue reading American Pastor Imprisoned in Turkey Is Set Free

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The Erdogan Enigma

NEW YORK – Recep Erdogan is the President of Turkey, one of the most complex nations in the world at the moment. His economy is crumbling, he is responsible for holding a North Carolina pastor in jail on bogus charges of attempting to overthrow the Turkish government, and he has made it clear that he… Continue reading The Erdogan Enigma

Turkish Prosecutor Demands American Pastor Gets Life in Prison

Andrew Brunson, an American Pastor is in danger of spending life in prison if the US doesn't intervene. Source: Wheldon Boddy

American pastor Andrew Brunson has been in prison for 18 months in Turkey, accused of ties to an American terrorist. Pastor Brunson had been in Turkey for 20 years before his arrest, in which he was charged with plotting with terrorists for a coup, according to Fox News. He’s also been accused of helping a Kurdish… Continue reading Turkish Prosecutor Demands American Pastor Gets Life in Prison

Christians Concerned About Turkish Presence in Syria

Turkish Army Takes Afrin, Syria from Kurds

Turkish Army Takes Afrin, Syria from Kurds AFRIN, Syria – Turkish forces have overtaken the Syrian town of Afrin, driving the Kurdish forces out. To most readers in the Western Hemisphere, this news has little relevance. Most us have no idea who’s who or what is where in the conflict in Syria. The situation for… Continue reading Christians Concerned About Turkish Presence in Syria

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